Marriage can be a stressful thing, especially for newly weds. Issues can arise early on the marriage that can concern both parties. Don't loose hope. Difficulties in the beginning of a marriage are common. Many couples struggle to define roles, have concerns about their future, worry about money issues and struggle to spend time together. Many of these concerns can be worked through during counseling and building a plan for action. At first these issues may seem overwhelming but having open communication about what concerns each person most can help move the relationship towards positive outcomes.